Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Daily Bul

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on September 3, 2009

Pages from two runs of Daily Bul, a magazine produced by the sculptor, Pol Bury, from the late 1950s through the mid-1960s.

TV killed the Cinema star

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on October 20, 2008

A run of issues of Les cahiers de la television, Paris, 1962-1963.
With contributions from the likes of Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler: “Voir la peinture à la T. V.”
and Eugene Ionesco: “Les chaises : une confirmation”.

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What’s for dinner, Mary?

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on March 20, 2008

An advertising flyer from the Dorian Book Service, which offered
gay- and lesbian-themed publications in the 1960s.

[View the large size to read the hilarious introduction –
using what can be considered today “sanctioned vocabulary”.]

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Femme-o-philia

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on March 4, 2008

Pages from Transvestia, a magazine published in Los Angeles, California between 1960 and the early 1980s,  edited by Virginia Charles Prince. The magazine was one of the principal modes of information and contacts for transvestites in the United States.

Most issues featured life stories, such as Gloria’s

Goliard Press

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on September 11, 2007

A selection of publications (which brings Beinecke’s collection to near completeness) from the press run by Tom Raworth and Barry Hall in the late 1960s.